Talks and lectures


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History Lived and Learned: A Coming of Age Story

The Lindberg Lecture was delivered by Professor of History Ellen Fitzpatrick in April 2018 at the University of New Hampshire. Professor Fitzpatrick is the 2017 recipient of the Lindberg Award, given annually to the outstanding teacher-scholar in the College of Liberal Arts at UNH.

University of New Hampshire

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The Road to Camelot: JFK’s Five Year Campaign – May 22, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and Washington columnist for the Boston Globe, Tom Oliphant, and former Boston Globe reporter and professor of journalism at the University of Mississippi, Curtis Wilkie, discuss their new book The Road to Camelot: Inside JFK's Five-Year Campaign with Ellen Fitzpatrick, professor of history at the University of New Hampshire.

JFK Library

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Gwen Ifill talks to historian Ellen Fitzpatrick about the letters and her book, Letters To Jackie

For the first time, some of the condolence letters sent to first lady Jacqueline Kennedy after President John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963 have been published. Gwen Ifill talks to historian Ellen Fitzpatrick about the letters and her book.

PBS News Hour

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What America is thinking the day after the election

For insight into the election outcome, Judy Woodruff and Hari Sreenivasan talk to J.D. Vance, author of “Hillbilly Elegy,” Ellen Fitzpatrick, author of “The Highest Glass Ceiling,” Matt Schlapp, chair of the American Conservative Union, Stefanie Brown James, CEO of Vestige Strategies, Elizabeth McCaughey, economic advisor to the Trump campaign, and Ali Noorani, executive director of the National Immigration Forum.

PBS News Hour

The Hightest Glass Ceiling

Historian Ellen Fitzpatrick discusses her new book, The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women’s Quest for the American Presidency, about the campaigns of Victoria Woodhull (1872), Margaret Chase Smith (1964), and Shirley Chisholm (1972), and how their journeys illuminate today’s political landscape. WGBH radio host and television commentator Callie Crossley moderates.

John F. Kennedy Library